Annual Users Meeting

June 1-5, 2009
Brookhaven National Laboratory


Welcome to RHIC News

We hope that this web publication will in some small measure reflect the excitement of the RHIC and AGS program at Brookhaven, as explained by some of the people who are doing the experiments, analyzing the data, and writing the papers.

Secretary Chu’s Visit to BNL
By Steven Vigdor
"New Secretary of Energy Steven Chu visited Brookhaven on Monday March 23 to announce the first allocations of stimulus funding from the DOE Office of Science via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) — and to take a whirlwind tour of the laboratory’s facilities, including RHIC." More...

Listen and Speak to Future Scientists: Volunteer to be Adopted by Your Local High School
By Abhay Deshpande
The "Adopt-A-Physicist" program is run by the SPS physics honors society in collaboration with the APS, AAPT and the AIP. It involves bringing physicists and high school students and their teachers into contact via the web and email for 3 weeks. During that time, the physicist tries to get to know the students and teachers, and answer any physics questions they might have. More...